LA VERBENA DE LA PALOMA


La verbena de la Paloma (The fair of the dove ) is an 1894 zarzuela with a libretto by Ricardo de la Vega and music by Tomás Bretón.
It´s about Madrid celebrations in August 15th .
It´s divided in 3 acts.
It was adapted for the cinema in 1921 by José Buchs , in 1935 as Paloma Fair by Benito Perojo[1] and in 1963 by José Luis Sáenz de Heredia.
The work premiered in Madrid in 1894 and produced a great success for the authors, leading quickly to a debut in South America where it premiered the same year in Buenos Aires. The cast of the premiere were Mr. Juárez, Clotilde Perales, Antonia Garcia de Videgain and Mr. Garrido

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